Friday, January 21, 2022

UAE

Three killed in UAE fuel truck blast, Yemen Houthis claim attack

The move could heighten tensions between the UAE and Iran after outreach to Tehran by Abu Dhabi to avoid any regional conflict that could hurt the Opec producer's economic ambitions.

UAE threatens jail for mocking anti-Covid measures

Social media users can be punished under new laws which allow at least two years' jail and 200,000 AED (US$54,000) fines for sharing misleading information during a pandemic.

UAE issues first civil marriage licence for non-Muslim couple

A Canadian couple were the first to marry under a new law on the personal status of non-Muslims in the Emirati capital Abu Dhabi.

London court orders Dubai ruler to pay ‘record’ divorce settlement

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum was told he must pay Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein a lump sum of £251.5 million and provide a bank guarantee of £290 million to cover the children's maintenance and security as adults.

Israeli PM in UAE for historic meeting with crown prince

The meeting follows the formalisation of Israel-UAE relations last year under a US-led regional initiative.

Israeli PM on historic visit to UAE

The trip announced by Bennett's office comes with Israel making a renewed diplomatic push against international talks which global powers resumed with its arch foe Iran over the Islamic republic's nuclear programme.

UAE moves to 4.5-day week, Saturday-Sunday weekend, says state media

The 'national working week' will be mandatory for government bodies from January and is aimed at improving work-life balance and economic competitiveness, according to state media.

UAE tumpaskan penyeludupan kokain terbesar dalam operasi ‘Scorpion’

Serbuan turut berjaya menahan suspek yang sedang melakukan proses pemindahan di sebuah gudang.

Dubai police say US$136 million worth of cocaine seized

The 500kg haul was one of the biggest drug busts in the Gulf country, which has a zero tolerance policy towards drug possession.

Iran kecam lawatan diplomat Israel ke Bahrain

Iran menyifatkan kedatangan diplomat Israel ke Bahrain memberikan kesan buruk kepada pemimpin negara itu.

Afghan pilots start leaving Uzbekistan for UAE, despite Taliban pressure, source says

Afghanistan's new rulers have said they will invite former military personnel to join the country's revamped security forces and that they will come to no harm.

Iran rancang rundingan baru bersama Arab Saudi

Kedua-dua negara yang bermusuhan itu memutuskan hubungan diplomatik pada 2016.

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